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Man rescues  peacock from floods

In an adventurous act across Kollidam river, a person risked his life to descend from a bridge using a rope to save a peacock, which almost got washed away in the floods after it got stuck to a shrub

20 Aug 2018

M Karunanidhi mobilised farmers to get foothold in Tamil Nadu in 1957 elections

Karunanidhi’s maiden speech in the Assembly was on the Nagavaram issue and he waged a 20-day protest (August 23-September 9, 1957) against the landlord by leading the peasants.

09 Aug 2018

Government school becomes go-to destination for students in Tamil Nadu's Padukkottai

While the 120 trees help keep the temperature cool on the outside, the five smart classrooms add to its popularity.

11 Jul 2018

Showdown just an eruption of rising BJP, PMK differences

Tamilisai Soundararajan’s alleged remarks about PMK founder .Dr S Ramadoss, is an outburst of anger that had been building up in the PMK camp.

26 Jun 2018

In Tiruchy, Kuruvai and banana farmers begin cultivation

Awaiting Mettur dam opening, farmers start planting banana bulbs, paddy

11 Jun 2018

No off days for this tireless teacher in Devamangalam of Tamil Nadu

The 51-year-old teacher, who studied MSc BEd (Physics), seeks to make scientists of students in his school.

04 Jun 2018

Veteran PMK leader ‘Kaduvetti’ J Guru, who stood for Vanniyar pride, passes away in Tamil Nadu

Veteran PMK leader and two-time MLA ‘Kaduvetti’ J Guru passed away at a private hospital here on Friday evening after prolonged illness. He was 57. He is survived by wife and two children. 

26 May 2018

Kamal Haasan’s attempt to play messiah role for Tamil Nadu delta farmers raises eyebrows

Political analysts are sceptical about the actor suddenly taking the lead role in the Cauvery issue that has been churning for the past four decades.

16 May 2018

Bees keep devotees away from deity for 2 decades

The people of Seeppukkaranpatti, a hamlet in the district, have not lighted camphor for their family deity even once in the last two decades so as not to disturb the permanent guests, a swarm of bees.

12 May 2018

Can Ambedkar, Anitha symbolism garner Dalit support for Rajinikanth?

The audio release of Pa Ranjith’s much-awaited Rajinikanth starrer Kaala on Wednesday sent across the clear message that the superstar-turned-politician aims to swing.

11 May 2018

Sigh of relief in Neduvasal, but stir to continue

Locals and farmers in the region want hydrocarbon extraction project shelved.

11 May 2018

Can Ambedkar, Anitha symbolism garner Dalit support for Rajini?

Most of the nine songs listed in official jukebox have lyrics that urge the people to agitate or describe plight of the underprivileged or praise Kaala, hero of the movie, as a messiah of dispossessed

10 May 2018

Daylight robbery at Tamilnad Mercantile Bank: Gang escapes with Rs 6 Lakh

In a brazen crime, a five-member gang allegedly barged into a branch of the Tamilnad Mercantile Bank near Mannargudi Monday afternoon and decamped with `6 lakh in cash and jewellery worth `3 lakh.

08 May 2018

Delta feels let down by Centre on Cauvery in Tamil Nadu

All roads in the delta region wore a deserted look and almost all shops were shut as the grain bowl of Tamil Nadu observed a state bandh on Thursday over the Cauvery issue. But what does it mean to th

06 Apr 2018

Calls for new Archaeological Survey of India circle in Tiruchy getting louder

Most protected national monuments and archaeological sites are situated in the central districts of Tamil Nadu.

01 Apr 2018

Asian Games 2018